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THE ROSA PARKS HOUSE, which had been on display at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence, is going to auction in New York City. / COURTESY FABIA MENDOZA

Rosa Parks House to be auctioned in NYC

PROVIDENCE – The Rosa Parks House that was on display at WaterFire Arts Center will go up for auction in July, Stages of Freedom...
THE RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL of Design held a symposium centered on the Rosa Parks family home currently on display at WaterFire Arts Center in Providence. Their announcement of the symposium came more than two months after Brown University dropped ties with the home's owner and artist, Ryan Mendoza. / COURTESY FABIA MENDOZA

Rosa Parks House Project endures

At one point, it looked like the Providence tenure of the Rosa Parks House Project would be over before the public ever got the...
ON MONDAY, Rhode Island School of Design announced a symposium centered on the Rosa Parks family home currently on display at WaterFire Arts Center in Providence. The statement comes more than two months after Brown University dropped ties with the home's owner and artist, Ryan Mendoza. / COURTESY FABIA MENDOZA

RISD to host Rosa Parks house installation symposium

PROVIDENCE - The next chapter in the ongoing saga surrounding the installation of a home once owned by Rosa Parks’ family will see the...
TWO-TIME Oscar nominated actress Mary McDonnell will be awarded the 2018 Trinity Repertory Company Pell Awards Lifetime Achievement Award, the theater announced Monday. / COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Actress Mary McDonnell to receive lifetime achievement award at 2018 Pell...

PROVIDENCE - Actress Mary McDonnell will be awarded the 2018 Pell Award Lifetime Achievement in the Arts at the 22nd annual Trinity Repertory Company...
GETTING TO KNOW R.I.: Local manufacturers gathered at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence on March 22 to make connections with other local companies. / PBN PHOTO/MARK S. MURPHY

Polaris MEP event helps R.I. manufacturers connect, prosper

Zack Sasa and Signature Cable Inc. in Cranston have been in business for 13 years, making cables and harnesses in batches of one, 10,...
THE ROSA PARKS HOUSE, under construction at WaterFire Providence until the exhibit was canceled by Brown University. Waterfire is still hoping to host the exhibit without Brown's support. / PBN FILE PHOTO

WaterFire still wants to host Rosa Parks exhibit

PROVIDENCE – A home that once belonged to the family of civil rights icon Rosa Parks may yet be unveiled in the city, despite...
IN A STATEMENT Thursday, Brown University announced the cancellation of a planned display of the above pictured Rosa Parks family home. The exhibit had been slated to run for three months at WaterFire Providence. On Friday, WaterFire said that it was going to explore ways to keep the exhibit on track for completion. / COURTESY 
FABIA MENDOZA

Brown cancels display of Rosa Parks home

PROVIDENCE – Without consulting the artist and owner of the work, in a statement late Thursday afternoon, Brown University announced it had cancelled the...
COREY OBERLANDER, the special events coordinator for WaterFire Providence, said the new WaterFire Arts Center on Valley Street has hosted events ranging from fundraisers and award ceremonies to classroom sessions and lectures. / COURTESY COREY OBERLANDER

Five Questions With: Corey Oberlander

Corey Oberlander is the special events coordinator for WaterFire Providence, including the new WaterFire Arts Center located inside a transformed warehouse at 475 Valley...
TVAR EDTECH won the grand prize at the Get Started Rhode Island busines pitch competition Wednesday evening. / COURTESY COX BUSINESS/PAMELA BHATIA

Tvar EdTech wins grand prize at Get Started R.I. business pitch...

PROVIDENCE – Wednesday evening, Rhode Island’s entrepreneurs brought a slice of Silicon Valley to the Waterfire Arts Center in Providence with the annual “Get...
WATERFIRE PROVIDENCE has received a Rhody Award for Historic Preservation for its work to reuse a former factory building. / COURTESY PRESERVE RHODE ISLAND

2017 Rhody Awards announced, recipients include WaterFire Providence

PROVIDENCE – The adaptation of a former U.S. Rubber Plant building into an arts and social enterprise facility for WaterFire Providence is among the...
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